Sunbolt charging stations can charge a smartphone at the same rate as a typical 120V AC outlet.
How many devices can a solar charging unit charge?
With a full battery and depending on the model, it can charge between 50-150 smartphones with battery capacity in the… Read more »
Are your products ADA Accessible?
Yes. Sunbolt products are available in fully ADA accessible configurations.
How long will the battery capacity last for each unit?
The duration that a battery will continue to provide available power to charge devices is a function of battery capacity,… Read more »
Do all units come with Solar Panels?
Our workstation, stand-up and solar carousel lines all come with solar panels. We offer companion tables that do not come… Read more »
What is the maintenance for the Ipe Wood on the CampusXL Solar Workstation?
Ipe wood requires periodic oiling. The frequency is dictated by the local climate, but once or twice a year should… Read more »
What is the maintenance for the concrete on the Momentum Solar Workstation?
To clean or remove dirt and debris use a mild solution of soap and water. Mild off-the-shelf cleaners (Simple Green,… Read more »
What kind of cleaning solution needs to be used?
To clean or remove dirt and debris, use a mild solution of soap and water. Mild off-the-shelf cleaners (Simple Green,… Read more »
How often do the solar panels need to be cleaned?
Depending on local conditions, periodically inspect and clean the surface of the solar modules with water and a soft cloth… Read more »
Are Sunbolt’s products made in the USA?
We assemble all of our units in the United States. The components used in our products are sourced from a… Read more »
Do you use sustainable products?
Yes, we use sustainable products including steel which is recyclable, wood which is recyclable and biodegradable, and recycled plastic lumber.
Which of the units have recycled plastic lumber materials?
The Velocity Solar Workstation is offered with gray recycled plastic lumber. You can choose recycled plastic lumber for the CampusXL… Read more »
Can we get recycled plastic lumber for the CampusXL instead of Ipe wood?
Yes. Please inform your Sunbolt representative if you would prefer the recycled plastic lumber. This option is not recommended for… Read more »
What materials is the CampusXL constructed with?
The CampusXL Solar Workstation is constructed with structural steel, which is powder-coated in your choice of color. The table and… Read more »
Does the charge controller track usage data?
Most of our products include standard or optional Bluetooth or wireless-enabled capabilities to report current charging state and cumulative charging… Read more »
Is there WiFi capability built into the unit?
All of our products can include an optional circuit and waterproof enclosure to add a (wireless) hotspot. Customers must purchase… Read more »
Do you provide custom modifications to your products?
We consider custom modifications on a case-by-case basis.
What is the total weight for the Velocity?
1,500 lbs (additional 275+lbs per bench)
What is the total weight for Momentum?
1,813 lbs. (additional 400+lbs per bench)
What is the total weight for CampusXL?
1,450 lbs. (including electrical components and concrete ballast block)
Where can we see a unit in person?
The map on our homepage showcases many of our installation locations. You can also reach out to a Sunbolt representative… Read more »
Can we adjust the canopy on the Solar Workstations to tilt a certain way?
The CampusXL, Momentum and Velocity Solar Workstations are fixed at 7° southern or eastern facing.
How long does a charge last without sun?
There are a number of factors that affect the “autonomy” of a charging station. Some factors include battery capacity, type… Read more »
Do the Solar Workstations charge laptops?
Yes. The Solar Workstations are fully equipped to charge laptops.
How many hours of sun exposure does it need for a full charge?
6 of direct sunlight
How do I secure the unit to a gravel surface?
Footers can easily be installed using 12″ sonotubes at all mounting locations. https://www.sonotube.com/sonotubeconcreteforms.aspx
What type of anchors are required to secure the units?
We recommend Hilti KWIK HUS (or comparable) screw anchors for concrete and masonry, and helical anchors for other surfaces.
Can we anchor the Solar Workstations or Carousels?
The Solar Workstations can be anchored; however, it is not necessary to do so. The Solar Carousels and Solar Stand-up… Read more »
How can I choose the ideal location for the unit?
The ideal conditions for the site pad should consider the following: The site surface should be high-quality permeable, or impermeable… Read more »
Do we have to assemble the units?
The Solar Workstations and Solar Stand-ups are delivered fully assembled. When shipped overseas, Solar Workstations may be shipped with the… Read more »
What equipment is needed to unload the Solar Workstations?
The Solar Workstations come fully assembled. A forklift, forklift extensions and pallet jack are required to unload it.
Can the Solar Workstation or Carousels go on the grass long term?
Yes, if the facilities or grounds team feels comfortable placing the units directly on grass.
How many people are needed to install the Solar Workstations?
Two people for the CampusXL, Momentum, or Velocity.
How many hours does it take to install the Solar Workstations?
Who handles installation of the solar charging units?
Typically, the customer handles installation using a facilities department representative or a contractor. If the customer does not have the… Read more »
Do the Solar Workstations need to be assembled?
No. Solar Workstations are delivered fully assembled.
Is there a recommended minimum or standard size if I need to add a concrete foundation?
The specifications for each of our products includes dimensions for the footprint of the table and seating. These dimensions should… Read more »
What is the snow-load capacity on the solar canopy?
Our solar canopies will sustain a significant amount of snow loading. If heavy accumulated snow persists for many days, it… Read more »
What is the best way to clear the solar panels of snow?
Most of the snow slides off the “slippery” panels or through the perforations in the parasol. Any significant accumulating snow… Read more »
If the solar panels are covered in snow, will it still charge?
Although there will be some PV absorption by the solar panels during a snowstorm, any significant accumulating snow can easily… Read more »
How do the Solar Workstations stand up to snowy conditions?
The Solar Workstations, as with all of our units, are able to withstand snowy conditions. A light dusting of snow… Read more »
What brand of solar panels do you use?
Various solar panel manufacturers are used based on product availability and market conditions.
What kind of security hardware do you use?
We use security hardware on all parts that are exposed on our solar units. Tables and benches can be anchored… Read more »
Can we add a logo?
Yes, you can add a logo to all of our solar units for an additional cost.
Can I get a color sample mailed to me?
Yes. We can send samples.
Can we choose a custom color for the Solar Workstations & Solar Carousels?
Yes. If you know the color you’d like, please send the number to your Sunbolt representative to check if we… Read more »
Can I choose more than one color for a Solar Workstation (CampusXL, Momentum, Velocity)?
One standard color is included in the price. If you choose to customize the workstation in two or more colors, there… Read more »
Can I choose a color for the Solar Workstations (CampusXL, Momentum, Velocity)?
Yes. You can choose a powder coat color. Please contact your Sunbolt representative for the color chart.